Policies, Regulations & Forms

Policies And Regulation Information

The Board of Education and Superintendent want feedback on new or revised Policies and Regulation. When reading proposed changes, words that have a strike-through (strikethrough) are being considered for deletion from the document. Words that are underlined are being considered for addition to the document. The LCPS Board of Education reviews proposed and revised policies during open school board meetings in order to carefully study each policy and to provide an opportunity for public comment. All regulations, which accompany policies, are developed by the LCPS Department which has jurisdiction over the issue(s) covered in the regulation.

If you have comments or questions about proposed policies, regulations or forms, contact:

Tim Hand
Chief of Staff
(575) 527-5807
timhand@lcps.net

Proposed New/Changed Policies Policies, Regulations, Forms

Title

Link

Date

Policy EJA - Acceptable Use of Technology

PDF

March 15, 2022

A

Foundations & Basic Commitments

Section A of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the district's legal role in providing public education and the basic principles underlying school board governance. These policies provide a setting for all of the school board's other policies and regulations.

B

School Board Governance And Operations

Section B of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the school board - how it is appointed or elected; how it is organized; how it conducts meetings, and how the board operates. This section includes bylaws and policies establishing the board's internal operating procedures.

C

General School Administration

Section C of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on school management, administrative organization, and school building and department administration - including the administrative aspect of special programs and systemwide reforms such as school- or site-based management. It also houses personnel policies on the superintendent, senior administrators (management team), and school principals. All phases of policy implementation - procedures or regulations - are properly located in this section.

D

Fiscal Management

Section D of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on school finances and the management of funds. Policies on the financing of school construction and renovation, however, are filed in Section F, Facilities Development.

E

Support Services

Section E of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on non-instructional services and programs, particularly those on business management such as safety, building and grounds management, office services, transportation, and nutrition services.

F

Facilities Planning And Development

Section F of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on facility planning, financing, construction, and renovation. It also includes the topics of temporary facilities and school closings.

G

Personnel

Section G of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on all school employees except for the superintendent (policies on the school chief are located in Section C, General Administration). The category is divided into three main divisions: GB has policies applying to all school employees or to general personnel matters; GC refers to instructional and administrative staff; and GD refers to support or classified staff.

H

Negotiations

Section H of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the process of negotiating with bargaining units recognized by the school board and authorized under state law.

I

Instruction

Section I of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the instructional program: basic curricular subjects; special programs, instructional resources, and academic achievement.

J

Students

Section J of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on students - admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline, health and welfare, and school-related activities.

K

School, Community, And Home Relations

Section K of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on parent and community involvement in schools. Except for policies concerning education agencies, statements on public sector relations with the school district also are located in this section.

L

Education And Agency Relations

Section L of the EPS/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the school district's relationship with other education agencies - including other school systems, regional or service districts, private schools, colleges and universities, education research organizations, and state and national education agencies.